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San Francisco Startup Lets Anyone Enter The World Of Virtual Reality

Deep Patel | Posted 06.27.2016 | Business
Deep Patel

Courtesy of UploadVR As augmented-reality and virtual-reality technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, one San Francisco startup hopes to...

How Far My Father Went To Find A Charizard Card For Me

Peter Du | Posted 10.24.2016 | Good News
Peter Du

It wasn't enough for his son to have just one Charizard card. Because, dammit, why can't his family have the best?

There's A New 'Final Fantasy' Movie, And Its CGI Is Almost Too Real

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.14.2016 | Technology

"Uncanny valley" barely begins to describe a new trailer for the upcoming "Final Fantasy" movie. The computer-generated imagery in "Kingsglaive: Final...

World Knockout And Movements Brings North Korea to World Gamers

Sarah Tran Nhu An Myers | Posted 06.08.2016 | Technology
Sarah Tran Nhu An Myers

When it comes to human rights activism, digital games are usually not the first thing to come to mind. Yet in this age of technological advancement, m...

How VR Will Never Be As Good As Your TV

Steven Schkolne | Posted 06.28.2016 | Technology
Steven Schkolne

Many people were surprised, about a year ago, when the news broke that Oculus' virtual reality (VR) headset would require a high-end, $1000+ PC. Today...

How Big of an Issue is the Nausea Problem for Virtual Reality Products?

Quora | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology

How big an issue is the nausea problem for Virtual Reality products? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling que...

Why Co-Experience Is the Ultimate Killer App for Virtual Reality

David Baszucki | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology
David Baszucki

What happens when 12 million people are provided with an almost unlimited variety of immersive virtual environments where they can explore, create, and learn with their friends?

My Conversation with André Thomas: From the Head of Graphics for Football at EA Sports to Leading the Way In Higher Education Gaming

Robyn Shulman | Posted 05.26.2016 | Education
Robyn Shulman

Learn how André Thomas, former Head of Graphics at EA Sports Football games has made his way through an amazing career toward a life-long dream working with students and teachers in higher education.

Are We Ready to Have Our Stories Presented In Virtual Reality?

Imriel Morgan | Posted 05.23.2016 | Arts
Imriel Morgan

Virtual reality feels simultaneously intimate and comforting. It pushes you outside of the Directors highly contrived viewpoint.

Logic Just Launched a Gaming Channel, This Is Why It's A Big Deal

DJBooth | Posted 05.02.2016 | Entertainment

This article originally appeared on DJBooth. --- Video games and rappers have a long, complicated relationship. Gaming is still considered rather n...

Mobile Gaming: The Future of Entertainment, and Why Advertisers Should Enter Play

Advertising Week | Posted 04.16.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Gonzague de Vallois, SVP of Publishing, Gameloft The meteoric rise of mobile gaming presents a powerful opportunity for the advertising industry t...

The New York Times Built Its Own 'Minecraft' World

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.14.2016 | Technology

It's been a long time since "Minecraft" could rightfully be known as that weird new computer game your kids are obsessed with. The game turns 7 this y...

The Game Boy Of Your Childhood Dreams Finally Exists

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.07.2016 | Technology

If you were lucky enough to have a Game Boy when you were younger, there was probably one thing you always wanted: more games to play on it. That prob...

Is Blizzard One of the Best Gaming Companies of All Time?

Quora | Posted 04.04.2016 | Technology

Is Blizzard the best gaming company of all time? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered ...

Are Two Guys From Vancouver Building The VR World's Next Microsoft?

David Fagin | Posted 04.01.2016 | Technology
David Fagin

Perhaps the reason Geordi Laforge never took his trademark glasses off was because he was busy binge watching every season of House of Cards. Don't l...

Nintendo's New Smartphone Game Is A Trippy Dollhouse

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.01.2016 | Technology

Nintendo's been slow to embrace smartphones, where video games make tens of billions of dollars every year. But that just changed. The company on Thur...

Thousands Are Watching A Virtual Deer Run Amok In 'Grand Theft Auto V'

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.30.2016 | Technology

Watch live video from bwatanabe on Well, this is different: Thousands of people are tuning in to a live broadcast of a virtual dee...

Connected Video Gaming Advice for Parents

Denise Lisi DeRosa | Posted 03.19.2017 | Parents
Denise Lisi DeRosa

The specific concerns parents have about gaming are very similar to the overall issues parents have with regard to technology: time spent, interaction with strangers, and inappropriate content.

You Won't Believe What The Most Expensive Video Game Console Ever Is

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.18.2016 | Technology

Any gamer can tell you: Video games ain't cheap. But some systems are certainly more affordable than others. Quartz reporter Mike Murphy compiled a ne...

Beyond 'Pink' Games: Industry and Academia Must Work Together To Engage Women Gamers and Developers

Orit Shaer | Posted 03.12.2017 | Technology
Orit Shaer

Exhibiting the work of controversial game developer Jason Rohrer at Wellesley's Davis Museum (currently open) might seem like an odd choice for the el...

Go Lee Sedol!

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 03.11.2017 | Technology
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Go, according to Wikipedia, is a 2,500-year-old Chinese game "and is one of the oldest board games played today."{i} With relatively simple rules,{i...

Women Gamers Unite! It's Time to Come Out of the Shadows

Sherry Gray | Posted 03.11.2017 | Entertainment
Sherry Gray

People tend to think of gaming as something men do. The stereotypical gamer is a man who still lives in his mom's basement -- with no life, no friends, and certainly no girlfriend. That's not exactly an accurate picture of the average gamer.

Which Platform Is Best for Building a Budget Gaming PC?

Quora | Posted 03.09.2017 | Technology

Which Platform Is Best for Building a Budget Gaming PC? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are an...

What Nobody Will Tell You About Virtual Reality

Steven Schkolne | Posted 02.24.2017 | Technology
Steven Schkolne

Science fiction films and books have created a hunger for Oculus-style, head-mounted displays (HMDs) and "immersive" experiences, but does wearing a pair of goggles really have more power to transport us? Based on my 10 years of experience in the field I don't think so.

Nintendo's New Fantasy Opus Will Teach You Harsh Lessons In Life And Death

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 02.19.2016 | Technology

There are many ways to play "Fire Emblem Fates," a new set of video games from Nintendo, but we'd argue that there's one correct way. As is custom for...